According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), renewables became the second-most prevalent U.S. electricity source in 2020.

Wind, hydroelectric, solar, biomass, and geothermal energy generated a record 834 billion kilowatthours (kWh) of electricity, about 21% of all the electricity generated in the United States.

The EIA website shows monthly U.S. electricity generation in all sectors — including electric power, industrial, commercial, and residential — and includes utility-scale and small-scale solar.

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